• Director of Center of Excellence in Bioengineering Bucharest
  • eBio-Hub in Bucharest, , Romania
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Position offered: Director of Center of Excellence in Bioengineering The Director is expected to manage and conduct the research activity of the Center in the following fields:

• molecular diagnostics;

• nanomedicine;

• transdermal drug delivery;

• e-Tattoo;

Expectations The applicant needs to fulfill the following conditions:

• meet the criteria for R4 (Leading Researcher - Researchers leading their research area or field) researcher profile based on the descriptors of the European Framework for Research Careers (https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/europe/career-development/trainingresearchers/research-profiles-descriptors)

• Research experience in the field of Biomedical engineering / Bioengineering, which should be proved through publications and patents (at list 100 publications in Scopus).

• Experience in leading teams (minimum 3 years).

• Experience in leading national and international projects (director or manager of minimum 3 projects with the total granted budget over 2... mil. Euros).

• Experience in working with interdisciplinary teams.

• Experience in research in the field of bioengineering more than 10 years.

• Habilitation certificate in an engineering filed

• Strong English communication skills able to work in a multicultural and international team.

Rights and responsibilities

The Director of Center of Excellence in Bioengineering will have the following rights and responsibilities:

• to ensure the framework for carrying out scientific research and development activities, according to above mentioned fields

• to collaborate with the internal structures of the university to fulfil its strategic objectives; • to identify and attract funding sources for the Center activity;

• to develop the center’s collaborative relationships with partners from the socioeconomic environment and with research entities at national and international level;

• to represent, personally or by delegate, the center’s interests in relations with organizations and economic operators, as well as with natural persons from the country and abroad;

• to establishe the attributions, competences and mode of collaboration at the level of the center, as well as their relations with third parties;

• to seek to attract high-quality human resources for the implementation and/or development of the center’s research directions;

• to propose the appointment and/or revocation of research team leaders (Group Leaders), if necessary;

• to propose to the Board of Administration of the University the modification of the organizational and functional structure of Center;

• to propose the Coordinating Council to withdraw membership of Center;

• can delegate part of his duties to the deputy directors or one of the leaders of the center's research teams;

• to select the members of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB);

• to exercise other duties within the Center that are delegated by the University's Administrative Council.

Remuneration package eBio-hub is offering an attractive remuneration package to the Director of Center of Excellence in Bioengineering, which will be detailed presented once the hiring level and the candidate's work experience is known. Moreover, there are also other financial benefits (involvement in other research activities/projects) that depends on the performances of candidate and national regulations.

Application The job offer for this position will open on April 18 th 2024 and close on May 9 th 2024. Applications should contain (in the same order):

1. Copy of the relevant document proving that the candidate holds the required qualifications;

2. Curriculum vitae including the following: a) evidence of the required expertise in the field of bioengineering, b) research record, c) experience in research projects,

3. list of publications, including h-index (WOS) and citations;

4. Motivation letter (2 pages maximum) describing the vision of the candidate in the field of Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering 5. Two Recommendation letters,

6. Other materials considered relevant by the candidate (Copies of Training certificates, Excellence diplomas, etc).

Applicants have to use the position name “Director of Center” in the title of their application.

Applications should be in English and sent to the following e-mail address: resurse.umane@upb.ro

Additional information is available on: https://ebio-hub.upb.ro/, Project director, Horia Iovu (horia.iovu@upb.ro). Contact person: Jana Ghitman - DPD (jana.ghitman@upb.ro).

The selection will be done in two rounds: 1 st all applicants will be evaluated to rank the candidates and, in the 2nd step the selected applicants will be invited to the interview with an international recruitment panel.

The recruitment will be based on open, transparent, merit-based process, agreeing with the Open recruitment policy and the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who fulfill the requirements specified in the announcement
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